The Lauren Zalaznick era at NBCUniversal is over. NBCU CEO Steve Burke confirmed in a memo Friday that the exec who combined programming and marketing savvy to build Bravo into a cable powerhouse for…
Few people on a movie set have more knowledge of what it takes to direct a film than the cinematographer, but commanding talent and developing a project aren't always included in the skill set.
Over the past three decades, as the founding dean of Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman U., Bob Bassett has continually pushed to innovate ways of giving students practical, hands-on…
Adam Fogelson’s forced departure as chairman of Universal Pictures and Jeff Shell’s arrival as its new movie chief sends a strong signal that media congloms today are just as concerned with the “big…
Jonathan Glazer's alien adventure deserves the Golden Lion. But why wasn't Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey in competition?
The Writers Guild of America has amped up its battle with NBC's documentary-reality operation Peacock Prods., taking its unionization case to Comcast/NBCU topper Stephen Burke.
Jay Baruchel’s comedy project has landed at ABC with a significant penalty and pre-negotiated license fees. From 20th Century Fox TV and Tagline Pictures, laffer is a semi-autobiographical take on…
ABC Family has ordered pilots for three new comedies: “Mystery Girls,” “Work Mom” and “Young & Hungry.” From Tori Spelling, “Mystery Girls” follows a former starlet played by Spelling who is roped…
The CW is developing an hourlong drama from Debbie Allen set at a Los Angeles-area performing arts school. From Magnolia Hill Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. TV, the untitled project…
Andrea Abbate’s “Paroled” project has landed at Fox as a put pilot with a significant penalty. To be produced by 20th Century Fox TV, “Paroled” follows a male Laverne and Shirley on parole. Project…